Location: Northamptonshire, England
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: 20 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

Contracts Manager

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced logistics Contracts Manager to join a world-class distribution business on a full-time, permanent basis in the Northamptonshire region. This is a truly exciting time to join the company, recognised as a top 10 global logistics provider. They have experienced exponential growth over recent months and require a very competent, professional and highly customer centric Contracts Manager to manage their key client portfolio.

Reporting directly into the General Manager, you will proactively identify and service all of the customer's operational and strategic requirements as well as act as the customer advocate in respect of seeking service improvements, cost avoidance and savings. This is a high pressure, fast moving operation which is highly process driven. It is essential that you can manage your teams (circa 100 head count) and resources efficiently with a key focus on critical business KPI's. You will operate at all times with the customer at the forefront of everything you do.

In essence you will need a demonstrable track record of performance and success in the following areas:

  • Strong desire in wanting to make a positive impact and contribution
  • Highly cost driven with a focus on continuous improvement in all areas
  • Highly tuned planning capabilities regarding volume handling and storage
  • Confident in your own abilities with fantastic presentation skills (also highly competent with Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Calm, controlled (and engaging) leadership style with an ability to manage upwards
  • Global/international experience a significant advantage
  • Budgeting capabilities

As a forward thinking, dynamic organisation I am keen to hear from candidates that demonstrate ambition, passion and a desire to make a difference.

Salary for this opportunity is c£40K - £48K (dependant upon experience), plus benefits.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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